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The Next R(E)volution of Lean
By seeing a business as a

lean initiative and lean toward  how people start a Lean initiative is critical to the success of the first Lean project. If the first project isn't successful, there is a good chance that there won't even be a second effort, and the first project won't be successful if there is no measurable impact to the bottom line or to strategic objectives. Unfortunately, most Lean efforts begin with a tactical approach, rather than a strategic one. This is a key factor in the high percentage of failed Lean programs. Ironically, a tactical approach Read More
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What Makes a Green Supply Chain?
The Green PhilosophyThere has been so much hype about “green” that many organizations are adopting it, but what is “green”, really? We hear and see it

lean initiative and lean toward  manufacturing process becomes a lean process.  Additionally, improving quality of the process means we are actually reducing waste from the start of the process (raw material) to the final goods (finished product), and when a manufacturer delivers a quality product to the consumer, the result will be fewer returned goods, happier consumers, and a better brand name in the market place. Logistics Now the question is, how do we get environmentally-friendly raw material into our process? The answer: through Read More
TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide
While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers

lean initiative and lean toward  But the truth is, lean is only a small part of the green initiative (see figure 1). How is green really measured? Is there one process, tool, or system that can do this, or is it a combination of the above? Before we can assess this, we need to know what to measure. Remember, what gets measured gets managed. Green Metrics: The Lean Assessment Tool As a manufacturer, being green is no easy feat. The reason: the concept of green is not so black and white in fact it's very gray. We know that lean is all Read More
Supply Chain Management Vendor Finds Balance for Service Supply Chains
Click Commerce recognizes that the SCM playing field is highly competitive and fragmented. However, it believes it will remain competitive because its composite

lean initiative and lean toward  supply chains that are lean, extended domestically and globally, agile and flexible, and demand-driven. Supply chain execution can be more complex in the service supply chain, as parts and assemblies have multiple and varied part identities, workflow, and assembly and disassembly processes. Service supply chain optimization is the key message and strategic thrust of Click Commerce. Service supply chain complexity is inherently plagued by critical issues of disconnected and error-prone manual processes, Read More
The PMO Conflict: So Much Promise, So Little Alignment
When a project management office (PMO) operates well, the impact can be extraordinary. All too often, though, the PMO doesn’t become a clear asset. In order to

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Sustainable Lean Six Sigma Transformation through Cordys
Business process management (BPM) and process improvement support the management and continuous improvement of business processes, both cross-departmental and

lean initiative and lean toward  Lean Six Sigma Transformation through Cordys Business process management (BPM) and process improvement support the management and continuous improvement of business processes, both cross-departmental and enterprise-wide. How can you empower the transformation to lean and manage business operations in the various stages of its transformation, and manage the transition to lean? Learn about a BPM solution that employs lean Six Sigma for faster process improvements. Read More
Lean Maintenance-Does It Impact Reliability? Lessons Learned and Best Practices
The main cause of lean maintenance failure is that companies fail to focus on asset reliability. The reliability approach to capacity, which includes risk

lean initiative and lean toward  Best Practices What is Lean Maintenance? Lean manufacturing, lean maintenance, and the whole lean concept have had many successes, but many companies have not achieved the results they expected. There are many reasons why lean maintenance fails, but the number one cause of failure is the lack of focus on reliability. To understand this, we must start by defining lean maintenance. Lean maintenance is a proactive maintenance operation employing planned and scheduled maintenance activities through total Read More
3 Key Areas to Reduce Costs with Lean Techniques
Continuous process improvement is more critical than ever for manufacturers to become lean. One key area of focus is on the flow of product from supplier to

lean initiative and lean toward  to Reduce Costs with Lean Techniques Continuous process improvement is more critical than ever for manufacturers to become lean. One key area of focus is on the flow of product from supplier to customer. Naturally, any process that impedes the smooth flow of product is a source of additional cost to the company. Download this white paper now and learn about 3 key areas to reduce costs and improve product flow from quote to cash. Read More
Ten Ways Robots Enhance Lean Manufacturing Environments
Traditionally, robots have not played a prominent role in the implementation of lean strategies. However, due to their repeatability, speed, accuracy, and

lean initiative and lean toward  Ways Robots Enhance Lean Manufacturing Environments Traditionally, robots have not played a prominent role in the implementation of lean strategies. However, due to their repeatability, speed, accuracy, and flexibility, the role of robots in lean implementations is constantly increasing. Automation equipment, which includes robots, is rapidly becoming a core component to lean manufacturing and the reduction of manufacturing costs. Download this white paper to learn more about the 10 ways large and Read More
Credit Accounting Firm with E-procurement Initiative
Top accountant and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers creates an E-purchasing marketplace and portal.

lean initiative and lean toward  Accounting Firm with E-procurement Initiative Event Summary As a $17 billion company, privately held PricewaterhouseCoopers has tremendous leverage when it goes to the marketplace to make purchases. Now the company is offering to share that leverage by creating a purchasing consortium. Its new e.conomy marketplace will offer members the ability to purchase products, services, travel and software. It will also cover best practices, contract negotiation, and other content areas. The marketplace was Read More
8 CRM Essentials: An Executive Guide to the Must-have Elements of Every Successful CRM Initiative
It’s no secret that winning and retaining customers is the key to growth and success. But that’s no small feat, with ever-increasing customer demands, as well

lean initiative and lean toward  populate your CRM system. Clean. Once you have the data in your CRM system, you need to continually weed out bad data by removing duplicates, synchronizing changing data, and updating information. You should have the flexibility to leverage data cleansing applications that tie in with your CRM. Augment. Merely cleansing your data is not enough. Maintaining high data quality also means filling in the blanks. For example, some of your account records may be missing company information such as revenue, Read More
The Case for Service-oriented Monitoring as the First Step of an ITIL Initiative
The IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) provides a comprehensive and consistent set of best practices for IT service management (ITSM), promoting a quality

lean initiative and lean toward  Case for Service-oriented Monitoring as the First Step of an ITIL Initiative The IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) provides a comprehensive and consistent set of best practices for IT service management (ITSM), promoting a quality approach to achieving business efficiency in the use of information systems. The key paradigm shift that ITIL s ITSM best-practices taxonomy seeks to achieve is the movement away from management of silos, towards management of services spanning multiple silos. Read More
How to Use ERP for Lean Packaging and Printing
While the concept of lean manufacturing is well established in traditional manufacturing industries, its adoption in printing and packaging has been slow. Many

lean initiative and lean toward  to Use ERP for Lean Packaging and Printing While the concept of lean manufacturing is well established in traditional manufacturing industries, its adoption in printing and packaging has been slow. Many companies have yet to fully realize the benefits of a holistic implementation. Find out how and when you should implement enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems for a faster transition to lean processes—and improve efficiency and quality while reducing waste. Read More
Supply Chain Management Is Evolving toward Interdependent Supply Networks
Optimizing supply chain management processes to work more closely with trading partners, requires enterprises to act together as interdependent supply networks.

lean initiative and lean toward  the concept of the lean supply chain , working together toward a common set of customer-driven goals, and acting as an ISN. SCM needs to become more about information exchange among the entire supply chain, and to expand beyond limited point-to-point integration with a select few partners. As manufacturing operations embrace and adopt lean manufacturing concepts and tools within their production operations, they are also refining the meaning of, and means for, SCM. A lean supply chain entails Read More

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